Bebinca

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This article is about the Indian pudding. For the Filipino rice cake, see Bibingka.
Bebinca
Bebinca com gelado.jpg
Bebinca with ice cream
Alternative names Bibik
Course Dessert
Place of origin India
Region or state former Estado da Índia Portuguesa
Main ingredients Flour, sugar, ghee (clarified butter), coconut milk, egg yolk
Cookbook: Bebinca  Media: Bebinca
Goan bebinca in Lisbon, Portugal

Bebinca, also known as bibik or bebinka, is a type of pudding and a traditional Goan dessert. Traditional Bebinca has seven layers. The ingredients include plain flour, sugar, ghee (clarified butter), egg yolk, and coconut milk.[1][2]

It is also a traditional sweet in Goa during Christmas.[3] It is also easily available to carry and preserve for a long time or eaten fresh.

Bebinca was also adopted as a typhoon name in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, contributed by Macau.[4] It is prepared in Portugal and Mozambique,

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  1. ^ Banerji, Chitrita (2010). Eating India: Exploring the Food and Culture of the Land of Spices. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 1408820544. 
  2. ^ Petrina Verma Sarkar. "Bebinca (layered Goan pudding)". http://indianfood.about.com. Retrieved January 6, 2011.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Bebinca - Culinary Encyclopedia". ifood.tv. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tropical Storm Bebinca lessens threat to Philippines, veers north toward Japan". http://www.usatoday.com. 10/4/2006. Retrieved January 6, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help); External link in |publisher= (help)